Automatic waterer height??

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Mike32, May 16, 2009.

  1. Mike32

    Mike32 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello, I'm new to raising chickens and need help. I am putting an automatic watering system in the coop using watering nipples and pvc. At what height should it be for adult RIR"s? Any advice is greatly appreciated.
     
  2. PacsMan

    PacsMan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Ideally, if you're using a tray system, it should be the height of the back of the average chicken. About 10" (You can see my set up on my coop page here )

    I would assume a nipple system would be the same, about 10" off of the ground.

    Good luck!
     

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